Contact Information:

Anthony J. Cervi, Town Justice

Jeremy A. Colby, Town Justice

525 Pavement Road
Lancaster, NY 14086
Phone: 716-683-1814
Fax: 716-685-5313

Office Hours:

Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Walk-in transactions will be handled between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM only.

Court Hours:

Tuesdays at 11:00 AM and Thursdays at 5:30 PM


Adjournments will be granted for good cause shown no later than 72 hours prior to court date.

Resolution of Vehicle and Traffic Violations:

  1. By Mail
    Not guilty plea is made by signing and dating Part B on the back of the summons mailing your summons to Court which we will mail back a return date.

    Guilty plea is made by signing and dating Part A and mailing to Court. A fine notice will then be sent by the Court.

  2. In Person
    You may appear at the Court Office between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM to plead to the court and/or pay fines or send to the Court by certified mail.

    You may also appear at the time scheduled on the summons to plead guilty or not guilty to the summons.

  3. Payment of Fines
    Cash, money order, certified check or credit card will be accepted as payment for fines due. No company or attorney’s checks accepted. Time is allowed for payment. We cannot accept credit card payments over the phone.

Civil Jurisdiction

Call the Court Clerks to inquire about Civil and Small Claims matters where the Court’s limited to $3,000. Landlord-Tenant matters the monetary jurisdiction is unlimited.

Small claims applications will be accepted on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between the hours of 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM.